Texas officer and civilian killed in late night standoff - WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

Texas officer and civilian killed in late night standoff

Posted:
(NBC) -

A gunman suspected of fatally shooting a police officer and a civilian at a North Texas apartment complex is in police custody.

The alleged gunman was taken into police custody after surrendering just before midnight following an hours long standoff with swat officers.

As officers rushed the man to an awaiting ambulance, he could be heard yelling, "I'm sorry." 

His condition was not immediately known.

The shooting was reported at about 8 pm local time.

Richardson Police say the officer was working a call at an apartment complex when the shooting occurred.

The fallen officer was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

The officer's identity has not been released.

The civilian who died in the shooting has also not been identified.

Powered by Frankly